F-Secure Leadership Team

F-Secure Corporation's Leadership Team is responsible for managing the operations of F-Secure. The CEO appoints the leadership team members. Find out more about the Leadership Team members.

Christian Fredrikson


Born 1964

Christian Fredrikson is the CEO of F-Secure. Mr. Fredrikson joined F-Secure in 2012. He was previously responsible for global sales for of Network Systems business unit at Nokia Siemens Networks. Past positions at Nokia Siemens Networks include Head of Asia Pacific Region at Nokia Siemens Networks and Head of OBS Business Unit (Operations and Business Software), including R&D and sales. Mr. Fredrikson joined Nokia in 1994, and has held several executive level positions in the company, including R&D and sales. Christian Fredrikson is a member of new EU cloud computing board , the Steering Board of the European Cloud Partnership (ECP). He is also a member of Communications Administration Committee of Ministry of Transport and Communications Mobile in Finland, a member of the Board of Remedy Entertainment Ltd. and a member of the Board of Finnish Information Security Cluster (FISC). Mr. Fredrikson holds a master's degree in engineering from Åbo Akademi University in Turku, Finland.

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Saila Miettinen-Lähde


Born 1962

Saila Miettinen-Lähde is the Chief Financial Officer of F-Secure Corporation and has been a member of the Leadership Team since she joined the company in February 2015. Before joining F-Secure she worked as Deputy CEO and CFO of Talvivaara where her area of responsibility covered the Group's financial management, investor relations, treasury, risk management and communications. Her other previous employers include SIDOS Partners Ltd (2004), D. Carnegie AB (2000-2003), Orion Pharma (2000), Finnish National Fund for Research and Development (1998-1999) and various positions at Leiras Oy. Mrs. Miettinen-Lähde is also a member of the board of Outokumpu Oyj and LeaseGreen Group Oyj. She holds a Master's degree in Engineering from the Tampere University of Technology, a Bachelor's Degree in Biomedical engineering from the University of New Mexico, and she has undertaken MBA studies at the Aalto University.

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Jari Still


Born 1965

Jari Still is the Vice President, Research and Development of F-Secure Corporation and has been a member of the Leadership Team since April 2012. He has worked e.g. as a head of research and development of Mobile Business Unit. Prior to joining F-Secure on 2000, Mr. Still worked as co-founder and Chief Executive Officer in Modera Point Oy and in it's subsidiary in San Jose, CA. Earlier in his career Mr. Still has worked for Finnish telecommunication and software companies in product development and management positions. He has also had several Chairman positions in the Oulu area software and business forums. Mr. Still has a BSc degree from Oulu University Department of Information Processing Science. He has also made several scientific publications related to software development and innovation.

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Samu Konttinen

Executive Vice President, Corporate Security

Born 1973

Samu Konttinen is the Executive Vice President of Corporate Security of F-Secure Corporation. Prior to that he served as Executive Vice President of Consumer Security, Executive Vice President of Customer and Market Operations, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Vice President of Sales and Geographical Operations and Vice President of Mobile Business Unit. Mr. Konttinen has been a member of the Leadership Team since 2009. He joined the company in 2005 and in his earlier career he worked in sales and channel management, including Director of Regional Operations, covering F-Secure operations in +20 countries in EMEA. Before joining F-Secure he held a Vice President position at Valimo Wireless Ltd 2001-2005. Mr. Konttinen is also a member of the board of Ixonos Plc and in Mobile Ecosystem Forum (MEF). He has studied Business Administration at Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences.

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Jens Thonke

Executive Vice President, Cyber Security Services

Born 1966

Jens Thonke is the Executive Vice President, Cyber Security Services of F-Secure Corporation. He has been a member of the Leadership Team since June 2015. Prior to joining F-Secure he was the CEO of nSense, a leading Cyber Security Company providing security consultation and vulnerability assessment services and products to large enterprises. nSense was acquired by F-Secure in June 2015. Mr. Thonke holds a diploma in International Marketing & Export (EE), Marketing & Sales from The Danish Export Institute.

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Mari Heusala

Vice President, Human Resources and Office services

Born 1966

Mari Heusala currently serves as Vice President, Human Resources & Office Services, at F-Secure. She has almost 20 years of leadership experience in international human resources management. Before joining F-Secure in October 2015, Mrs. Heusala worked at Basware Corporation as SVP Human Resources & Development, where she was responsible for introducing and implementing several processes to ensure consistency in organizational design, staffing strategies, performance management and talent development across all of the company's locations. Mrs. Heusala has also held various global HR director positions at Nokia. She holds a Master's degree in International Business Administration from the Helsinki Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration.

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